Three have fallen ill with E. coli infection in Kentucky and Indiana, but the infection may not have come from food.
While 45% of the FDA's employees have been temporarily laid off, 87% of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service personnel have been retained.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said the U.S. Department of Agriculture used bad data to justify new poultry inspection rules.
A whistleblower group says USDA officials are retaliating against meat inspectors who report inhumane treatment of animals at slaughterhouses.
Advocates of the new bill say consumers deserve to know what they are feeding their families.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill to avert the furlough of USDA meat inspectors and the sporadic closure of meat processing plants. Now it's up to the House.
The CDC, the University of Minnesota and the UK's Chief Medical Officer have all issued warnings about drug-resistant bacteria this March.
While California's Proposition 37 failed in November, Whole Foods has decided to label genetically modified ingredients voluntarily.
Proposed legislation in the state legislature seeks to prohibit activists from secretly filming inside beef, pork, poultry and egg farms.
No power? Here are some tips to avoid foodborne illness.
In response to a Mississippi teenager's demands, the beverage company has announced it will no longer use a controversial chemical in its sports drinks.
Now that Thanksgiving 2012 is in the books, let's address the leftovers in our refrigerators. Chef Daniel Orr prepares stock, turkey soup and fried potatoes.
Due to salmonella worries, a recall of nut-related edibles expands to include some 400 Sunland Inc. products.
We asked our listeners to weigh in on raw milk topics. Should dairy producers be allowed to sell unpasteurized milk in Indiana or not? Is raw milk safe?
The Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011, but progress on the laws it would create have stalled.
The FDA is currently considering a ban on the use of BPA in infant formula containers. The chemical has already been banned in Canada, the E.U. and China.
Author Paul Kindstedt says there's no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to raw milk cheese safety.
California producer River Ranch has recalled bagged lettuces nationwide after listeria was found during a routine check.
Conditions at the Moon Fishery failed to meet minimum standards for legal export into the USA, says Department of Health.
Mad cow disease has been found in California. Officials insist there's no cause for alarm.